About 1,000 years ago Khajuraho was the site of temple
building by followers of both the Jain and Hindu religions.
Because the temple carvings depicted humans in a certain
way, Khajuraho is probably a unique World Heritage Site.
The Hindu temples went all the way, and examples follow.
Hundreds of such carvings are on the exterior of
many temples. They leave little to the imagination.
Definitely not a puritanical culture at the time.
Khajuraho's isolation probably saved these carvings from
being desecrated over the centuries. Now Khajuraho has
become one of India's leading tourist attractions.
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